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Richard Horgan

New York
Co-Editor, Fishbowl — Adweek
Covers:  north korea, documentaries, independent film, entertainment, media, short films, authors
Doesn't Cover: kris jenner, kardashian sisters, bruce jenner

Personal ramblings of a West Coast journalist. Currently focused on #MeToo.

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I have worked as a journalist and editor for several decades, beginning in Canada at age 17 with a full-time job at the Ottawa bureau of Associated Press Canada (Canadian Press). More recently and prior to joining FishbowlLA in October 2010 as co-editor, I was an unbylined weekly columnist for TM...

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Rubin, in his piece, wondered if there would be word in the next few days from either Edwards or KTTV. Nothing further has been shared from those ends, about whom Firestone emphatically concluded in this way.
On his own morning show Dec. 12, @SamOnTV reported the Steve Edwards news, detailing his colleague's long career and mentioning that Edwards and co-host Megan Colarossi had just finished shooting a "very extensive and expensive promotional campaign." 
Longtime friend Roy Firestone posted a long, heartfelt testimonial about Edwards on Dec. 11, 2017, the day the news broke. That post contains, to this date, the closest thing to an explanation.
Why exactly was @SteveGDLA abruptly fired from @FOXLA morning TV? Three months later, there remains a startling lack of official explanation.
Entertainment journalists routinely bank interviews w/actors and directors for later publication. However, in the case of @NickdMiller-Tim Roth, it's a little more unusual because the gap between talk & local project arrival straddles #MeToo.
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Copy boy, Canadian Press, Ottawa, 1981.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Many, many times. That's how old I am. At one point, I was clocked at being able to type around 100 words-per-minute.

How is social media changing news?

In every possible way, mostly for the better. Twitter search is more powerful for breaking news trends, stories than any other Internet tool.